New Air Show at Scampton

Picture courtesy BBCEver since the much-loved Waddington Air Show was scrapped last year, calls for a replacement show in Lincolnshire have grown louder, so aviation enthusiasts will be cheered to learn that The Minister of State for Defence, Earl Howe, and the RAF Charitable Trust (RAFCT) have announced that an agreement has been made with the Royal Air Force to organise an air show at RAF Scampton from 2017.

This is especially welcome news for our part of Lincolnshire, home to many retired and working RAF personnel, and which has so many historic connections to those who were stationed hereabouts during world war 2. 

Links:

The full story in the Lincolnite
Visit RAF Scampton
Imperial War Museum (Visit of King George VI, May 1943)
Woodhall Spa Airfield
Thorpe Camp

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